The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Kerem Olgun

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer

Kerem Olgun (Class of 2026) enjoys running, playing bass, robotics, and spending time with his friends. He covers campus news and wants to learn about the culture on campus and expand his knowledge in news writing and journalism. You can find him exploring new interests on campus, hanging out with friends, or training for his next race.

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While they are recognized and acknowledged in schools with announcements and emails, most religions dont get weeks or even days off school that align with holidays, with the exception of Christmas.

Opinion: All religious holidays have a place in our community

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

You practice a religion other than Christianity. Now you have work to do! Schools should accommodate religious holidays other than Christmas by cutting days from longer breaks and replacing them with...

Students start to show up to view the art towards the start of lunch. The museum lasted until the end of the lunch period, with students and teachers coming throughout to take a look at students’ artwork. The Art Museum was a really great opportunity for artists to showcase the work that they do behind the scenes, and in terms of our  club, we had a few people  read our magazines, and they got a sense of what we do, Art Showcase Club Secretary Michelle Lo said.

Art Museum curates a palette of pieces

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer March 10, 2024

The Art Showcase Club (ASC) and the Associated Student Body (ASB) worked to put together the Art Museum event to showcase the various artwork of Carlmont students on March 6 at lunch. Ranging from photography...

Carlmont sophomore Justin Dubbs places an orange he got for breakfast in a share basket. These baskets are accessible around the cafeteria area and help prevent food waste. Theyre trying to enforce it and provide more, but some students end up throwing it away, Dubbs said.

Food services team ensures fruitful meals

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer February 17, 2024

Carlmont’s lunch staff enforces new policies in accordance with the California Department of Education requiring students to balance their meals. On top of their efforts to manage crowds in the lunch...

Co-President Kevin Yang presents a slide to the club about the expectations for second semester. We want a really dedicated community, and we want the members to make the most out of their time here, Yang said.

Wellness Club facilitates students’ personal growth

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

The Wellness Club promotes self-improvement and a sense of community after significant growth during the first semester. After recognizing heightened pressure causing unhealthy habits at Carlmont, Co-Presidents...

Teachers and students both work hard to make sure they get the most out of education, but different learning styles and the flexibility of learning environments can get in the way of that. There are many ways to reach successful results, and educators strive to find the best ones for individuals and groups that they work with.

The learning behind learning

Kerem Olgun and Aarush Abhyankar January 18, 2024

One out of three. That's the amount of people who prefer diversity in their learning styles. However, learning environments are not always flexible enough to meet those preferences, according to VARK...

In some classrooms across campus, students put their phones into numbered phone pouches at the start of class. Putting phones away at the start of class makes students more present, according to Maddie Fox, a Spanish teacher at Carlmont.

[Video] Teachers and students adapt to new technologies in education

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Technology continues to become more prominent in post-pandemic educational settings, and teachers and students have attempted to find a balance and manage the issues that come along with it. Technological...

Students wait in the express line inside the student union. This line is known to move the quickest, as the check-out process is done at the end after the food is picked up. Fridays, known for the pizza, are usually the busiest days.

Carlmont food service team navigates lunch rush

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

The Carlmont lunch staff works hard before and during lunchtime to ensure good service so students can enjoy their lunch break. Lunch lines at Carlmont get crowded soon after the bell rings, and the...

Carlmont seniors Prithvi Dixit and Marcus Tran show their support for the football team at Fridays game. After the Scots scored a touchdown, the students section went crazy and screamed for them. ASB members also used flags and cheers to get the crowd going.

[Photo] Carlmont’s football team perseveres under the pressure of the crowd

Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Jiho Park, a member of the Carlmont drumline stands by the sidelines with the rest of the group before they get ready to play. The football games include many performing groups, and the drumline plays...

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